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Jun

19

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NLM’s Disaster Information Management Research Center Gets a New Website Design!

Posted by on June 19th, 2018

The National Library of Medicine just released a new design for the Disaster Information Management Research Center website and the Disaster Lit® database. The new design improves access to key resources on natural and man-made disasters, as well as public health emergencies such as emerging infectious diseases. The Disaster Lit database complements PubMed with information from… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Jun

19

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Visualize NLM’s Household Products Database!

Posted by on June 19th, 2018

The National Library of Medicine Household Products Database (HPD) provides access to manufacturer developed Safety Data Sheets/SDS (formerly called Material Safety Data Sheets/MSDS) which describe the chemical properties of each product, physical data, health effects, first aid, reactivity, storage, handling, disposal, personal protection, and spill/leak procedures. As required by OSHA, information within each SDS is targeted to… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Jun

18

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2018 HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects Solicitation Announced!

Posted by on June 18th, 2018

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has announced the solicitation of proposals for 2018 HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects, from organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects that will improve access to HIV/AIDS related health information for patients, the affected community, and their caregivers. Awards are offered for up to $50,000. Quotations are due… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Funding, Public Health

Jun

15

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Apply for a Sewell Stipend by July 18 to Attend the APHA 2018 Meeting November 10-14 in San Diego!

Posted by on June 15th, 2018

Is your position related to public health? Then consider applying for a Sewell Stipend to attend the 2018 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo November 10-14 in San Diego! This year’s meeting theme is Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now. The Sewell Travel Award for Public Health Committee anticipates funding approximately eight… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Events, Funding, Public Health

Jun

14

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NIH Launches New Mobile App: HerbList

Posted by on June 14th, 2018

To help consumers navigate information about popular herbs and herbal supplements, the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) has launched HerbList™, an app for research-based information about the safety and effectiveness of herbal products. Developed by NCCIH and launched through the National Library of Medicine’s app pages, HerbList is available… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Mobile Devices, Non-NLM Resources, Search Tools

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